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Web Resources on the Global Workforce + Workng Women
Gender and Trade (UK)
"What policies are likely to have an effect on gender equality and how can such policies be influenced? How can development practitioners promote gender equality and better support women's access to the benefits of trade?"
ILO- Resource Guide-“Gender Equality in the World of Work”
A web guide from the International Labour Organization, focusing on gender equality in the labor force.
National Domestic Workers Movement (India)
“A movement and a non-governmental organization working with domestic workers, child domestic workers and migrant workers...active in 23 states of India and work towards achieving dignity for domestic work and workers, at both a national and international level.”
WIEGO: Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
“A global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. It does so by highlighting the size, composition, characteristics, and contribution of the informal economy through improved statistics and research; by helping to strengthen member-based organizations informal workers; and by promoting policy dialogues and processes that include representatives of informal worker organizations.”
Books on Women & the Global Workforce
Global woman : nannies, maids, and sex workers in the new economy
Call Number: HD6072.G55 2003
Mollie's job : a story of life and work on the global assembly line
Call Number: HD6068.2.U6A33 2000
Women in trade unions : organizing the unorganized
Call Number: HD6079.W6 1994
"Sixteen case studies on organizing women workers in women dominated occupations and industries around the world."